Northern-led responses to displacement from Syria have been complemented and at times challenged by responses developed by actors from the global South. In this introduction to our mini blog series Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh gives an overview of the background to the Southern Responses to Displacement project and the approaches we are using to better understand the motivations, nature and impacts of Southern-led initiatives to displacement from Syria.
Southern Responses to Displacement: Background and introduction to our mini blog series.
By Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Southern Responses to Displacement
Since 2011, aid programmes have been implemented in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey by diverse humanitarian agencies and donor states to assist over 5 million refugees from Syria. While many programmes have been designed and led by states and organisations from the global North, these Northern-led programmes have also been complemented, and at times challenged, by responses developed by actors from the global…
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